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Zyrphelis  burchellii (DC.) Kuntze  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Zyrphelis  burchellii (DC.) Kuntze  trib. Astereae
SynonymsMairia burchellii DC. (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude400-900m
Description basal leaves oblong-linear, glabrous, rigid, entire, tapered to base, hirsute, floral stems with several leaflets, sparsely hirsute, phyllaries acuminate, ciliate
Size5-20cm
Colorblue
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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